Groups looking for an exciting trip should consider the advantages of popping over to France. With services being improved and updated all the time, it is now easier and faster than ever to get to the continent.

MyFerryLink is a new service on the popular Dover to Calais route, offering a stylish, comfortable crossing from just 90 minutes. The MyFerryLink fleet is made up of two state-of-the-art passenger vessels, the Rodin and the Berlioz, which are sister vessels custom-built for the route. This results in a consistent experience across all sailings, ensuring customers can relax and enjoy their journey whichever vessel they sail on. With 16 crossings a day, MyFerryLink provides a fast and frequent service across the English Channel.

The passenger areas feature eye-catching contemporary décor, while the seating is so comfortable that travellers just can’t help sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the stunning views from the large windows. Onboard, there is a tempting choice of bars, cafes and restaurants, each with a unique French ambiance. Good service and a warm welcome are assured at all times, because the crew are all partners in the business. Your coach driver has time to relax and enjoy a discounted meal in the dedicated drivers’ lounge, arriving on the other side refreshed for the onward journey. With great motorway connections on both sides of the channel groups and their drivers will be on their way in no time.

There are dedicated spaces onboard for children of all ages, including nappy changing facilities, microwaves for heating baby food and an enclosed kids’ playzone where young children can use up excess energy or watch a film. The onboard boutique is perfect for a bit of retail therapy, stocked with a tempting range of products including wines, spirits, fragrances, tobacco, sweets and gifts.

MyFerryLink welcomes all group enquiries and will help with any issues or questions that GTOs or group members may have.

Info: 0844 2482 092    groups@myferrylink.com      www.myferrylink.com

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle also offers a fast, frequent and convenient coach and car carrying service between the UK and France. Travelling from Folkestone to Calais, they offer 80 daily crossings and up to four departures an hour. The journey time is just 35 minutes platform to platform and the Eurotunnel operates 365 days a year. Border controls are cleared before departure, which means that just a smooth onward journey awaits when driving off the shuttle on the other side, especially as there are direct connections onto excellent motorway networks.

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle is proud to launch regular initiatives to improve the services it offers to its customers. The use of cutting-edge technology has meant busy passengers are able to use their mobiles to make calls and access the internet from inside the Channel Tunnel. Eurotunnel has also taken steps to ensure that they are an environmentally-friendly means of transport for crossing the channel, significantly reducing their carbon footprint by 55.5% since 2006.

The modern passenger terminals in Folkestone and Calais are ideal for travelling by coach as they provide superb facilities for coaches, drivers and all their passengers. At Folkestone, groups can spend the time waiting for departure by browsing well-known high street names such as Travelex and WH Smith, satisfying all their last minute shopping needs. Free wi-fi access, ample parking and a 24 hour information desk are just some of the other facilities available.

It is easy for GTOs to book using the quick and efficient Eurotunnel Le Shuttle online booking reservation module, where customers can can check availability, and make or modify reservations 24 hours a day.

Info:  0844 335 8446    coachsales@eurotunnel.com